Tag Archives: Niskayuna

National attention continues for good deed

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By Jaime Thomas A few months ago Pat Wesner did what she thought anybody would do if thousands of someone else’s dollars literally landed in front of them. The Pember Library and Museum Director picked the money up, called police and returned it to the Brink’s truck from which it fell. Her story though, immediately […]

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Stories, love for quilting shared

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Joan Douglas’ “crazy quilt” was made by either her grandmother or great aunt more than 80 years ago. The inspiration for Sally Raino’s quilt was borne from a picture her son drew at school. And one of Mary Rooker’s quilts was made for a family reunion. “Every quilt is different and every quilt has a […]

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John A. Pardy, 51

John A. “Jack” Pardy, 51, of North Hebron, passed away Dec. 22 22, 2011 at his residence. Jack was born May 14, 1960 in Niskayuna, the son of the late Donald and Viola (Sherman) Pardy. He graduated from Granville High School in 1979. Jack loved horses and would train and show them. He worked as […]

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Mary Barber, 93

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Mary Barber, 93, of William Street, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at her residence. Born on Feb. 20, 1917, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Catone) Pippo. Mary was in the clothing business for years in Whitehall, having assumed the role of proprietress of Barber’s Clothing Store. […]

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Verna Prehoda Katchmar

Verna Prehoda Katchmar, born Nov. 6, 1916, in Granville, died peacefully July 10, 2009.  A 1933 graduate of Granville High School, she was a resident of Third Avenue Extension, East Greenbush, a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Troy and spent all of her adult life in the Capital District.  Verna was the […]

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Imogene “Genii” McRoberts

Imogene “Genii” McRoberts died at home on May 12, 2009, at the age of 80. A resident of Granville, N.Y., Genii grew up in Oneida, N.Y., the daughter of Bernadette Glover and the stepdaughter of Floyd Glover. Genii became the first female in her family to graduate from college in 1951 from Geneseo with a […]

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Evelyn (Scism) McGuire, 93

  Evelyn (Scism) McGuire, 93, passed away on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at the Alterra Apartments in Niskayuna following a long illness.Born on Dec. 6, 1913 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Evelyn (Vadney) Scism.Mrs. McGuire graduated from Whitehall High School and S.U.N.Y at Potsdam with a degree in music […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]